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‘Star Wars’ Turns 40

When George Lucas’ Star Wars premiered in 1977, the movie quickly became a phenomenon. On its 40th anniversary, The Onion looks back on the franchise’s defining moments:

Ringo Starr Announces 26th Beatles Album With New Backing Band

‘Moonbeam Sunday’ Slated For Release On June 16

LONDON—Excitedly informing fans that the iconic pop group was back with more original music, Ringo Starr announced Tuesday that on June 16 he would be releasing a 26th Beatles album titled ‘Moonbeam Sunday’ with an all-new backing band.
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'Annie' Ends Print Run

On Sunday, after 86 years in print, comics page mainstay Annie—a strip about a little redheaded orphan and her dog Sandy—ran in newspapers for the last time. What do you think?

  • "To be published for 86 years and read for 11 is an accomplishment to be proud of."

    Ken Smith Boiler Operator
  • "I just hope they don't pull the weather section anytime soon. If the newspaper is missing not only Annie, but also the weather, I will have no reason to read the newspaper."

    Ian Seamans Unemployed
  • "Doesn't Daddy Warbucks own the Tribune? That fucker."

    Deborah Halter Knee Bolter

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